Big Changes? Here's How to Keep Your Team Motivated

The wonderful part of cleaning the old means there is room to introduce the new. When it comes to business and team processes, creating the new can be just as daunting as it is exciting. Change can make employees a little uncertain or confused when approaching tasks they were confident doing before. Whether you are implementing an onboarding process or introducing a new performance management system, keeping your people motivated and upbeat throughout the change can be just as difficult as explaining the new approach.

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Goal-Setting, Motivation

6 Must-Haves for Successful Goal Alignment

The enormous, interlinked web that is the organizational goal alignment process can seem daunting at first glance. But as we’ve been discussing, successful goal alignment can be achieved with the right roadmap and technology. Setting up your own roadmap doesn’t have to be a headache if you do your homework (and we’ve got plenty of resources to help you get there). To give you a head start on learning how to align goals for success, here are 6 must-haves every manager should know for successfully aligning goals.

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Goal-Setting

10 Inspirational Quotes to Keep Your Performance Goals on Track

Having goals is never a bad thing. The tough part, especially in managing employee goals and performance, is the battle may be up a long, steep hill and though not all goals will be successful, there are always lessons to be learned along the way. Whatever the case may be, sometimes employees (and managers) need a little extra push to keep themselves engaged and working towards the performance goals they've taken so much time and energy to plan and pursue. Help your team keep the faith with these 11 inspirational quotes, hand-picked by yours truly. 

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Goal-Setting

Quiz: How Goals Focused is Your Company?

We’ve been talking a lot about goals lately. If you missed our 4 part series for the month of February, you should definitely check those out! They’re full of juicy details and tips on goals and performance management . But today, we’re more interested in how your company views goals. Equipped with answers and tips, take our quiz to see how goals focused your company is!
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Goal-Setting

Go Back to the Beginning to Understand Organizational Goals

 
“Clear organizational goals can drive employee efforts throughout the organization. But if employees do not know what the organization's goals are, those goals lose the ability they have to energize employees towards their achievement. Communicating organizational goals to employees is essential for achieving those desired outcomes.” - OPM.gov
 
Organizational goals must be communicated to employees before they’re even employees. Yes, we’re talking in the candidate stage. A Harris Interactive survey of 23,000 employees found that only 37% understood what their employer was trying to achieve. Can you imagine how low the number is for the employees who haven’t even been sourced, hired and onboarded? That’s right.
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Goal Alignment, Goal-Setting

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